Works by King, Preston (exact spelling)

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    Introduction.Preston King & Graham M. Smith - 2007 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 10 (2):117-123.
    Augustine’s early works Against the Academicians (386) and The Teacher (389) belong together. In the former, which is directed at Cicero’s Academica, he defends the possibility of knowledge against the skeptical arguments of the New Academy;1 in the latter, directed at Plato’s Meno, he offers his theory of illumination to explain how knowledge is acquired. As a pair, they present Augustine’s alternative to the pose of ironical detachment fashionable among late Roman intellectuals.
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    Beloved Community: Martin Luther King, Howard Thurman, and Josiah Royce.Kipton Jensen & Preston King - unknown
    Martin Luther King’s primary emphasis was upon ‘beloved community,’ a phrase he borrowed from Royce, but an idea that he shared with St. Augustine. Theories of the state tend to focus upon division, in which one stratum dominates another or others. King’s context is the US in the segregated South—a region whose internal divisions sharply instantiate the idea of the state as an unequal hierarchy of dominance. King’s appeal was less to end black subjugation than to end subjugation as such. (...)
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    Introduction.Preston King - 1999 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (4):1-14.
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    Overwhelming Power: Part One ‐ Inflationary Tactics.Preston King - 1998 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 1 (1):1-27.
    The paradigm case of power as ?power over? (not ?power to') betrays a concern (1) more with the capacity to dominate others than with the unqualified capacity to act as such; (2) more with the fact, than with the morality, of dominance ? underscoring the key analytical distinction between ?power? and ?authority'; and (3) more with compulsion than co?operation. The three moves to combine (1) ?power over? with ?power to?, (2) ?power? with ?authority?, and (3) ?power? with ?co?operation?, are all (...)
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    Friendship in Politics.Preston King - 2007 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 10 (2):125-145.
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    Politics and Experience.R. S. Downie, Preston King & B. C. Parekh - 1970 - Philosophical Quarterly 20 (80):299.
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    Politics and Experience.L. R. Perry, Preston King & B. C. Parekh - 1969 - British Journal of Educational Studies 17 (2):218.
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    Historical Contextualism: The New Historicism?Preston King - 1995 - History of European Ideas 21 (2):209-233.
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    Ida B. Wells and the Management of Violence.Preston King - 2004 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (4):111-146.
    Ida B. Wells (1862?1931) was a considerable figure in her day. But she has not been accorded posthumous acclaim in parallel. This oversight is either just, or an unprecedented historical falsification ? enabled largely through unhappy, gendered misperception. African?American thought for long turned round dispute between accommodation (Washington) and protest (Du Bois) as forms of leadership. Yet this contrast may mislead. First, Washington was more white placeman than black leader. Second, Du Bois, more than anyone, helped diminish, even extinguish, the (...)
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    Liberty: All Coherence Gone?Preston King - 2000 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 3 (4):25-48.
    ?Negative? and ?positive? liberty are not distinct types of freedom. They represent distinct points of stress within the one logical matrix. The abstract logical formula for liberty is taken to be ?A is free from x to do y?, where ?from x? is taken to implicate ?to do y?, and vice versa. By contrast, concrete cases of freedom ('rights'), such as ?from hunger? or ?to speak?, are taken always to contradict other concrete cases, such as property rights or defences against (...)
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  11. The Theory of Context and the Case of Hobbes.Preston King - 1983 - In Preston T. King (ed.), The History of Ideas: An Introduction to Method. Barnes & Noble.
     
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    Liberty as Power.Preston King - 1999 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (3):1-25.
    Liberty is viewed as the reigning paradigm of our age, but it is a paradigm in crisis. It is conventionally divided into two types, positive and negative. The argument here is that both types can be seen to presuppose some capacity, which may extend to power. Liberty, however, is normally accorded a higher moral value than power. But if liberty is taken itself to reflect a commitment to power, then the disvalue ostensibly placed upon the latter is unreliable. Furthermore, if (...)
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    How Not to Overshoot the Evidence in Historical Logic.Preston King - 2002 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 5 (1):92-100.
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    Constitutionalism and the Despatch‐Box Principle.Preston King - 1999 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (2):29-58.
    This essay presents a construct of constitutionalism. This is to do with more than a ?constitution?, or a ?corporate organisation?, or ?majority rule?. Constitutionalism is marked by a particular type of corporate rule, featuring a persistent (continuing) popular sovereignty, in which all who are governed are members, have a duty of mutual respect, enjoy an equal share in the vote, and are equally subject to the law. Under constitutionalism, the sovereign is perceived as bound by rules (in law) which that (...)
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    Justice and Equality: An Introduction.Preston King & Stephanie Lawson - 2015 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 18 (1):1-6.
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    Democracy and the Persistence of Power.Preston King - 1998 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 1 (4):93-112.
    Power consists in the capacity of A to command B, even against B's wishes, whether directly or indirectly. Questions to do with who possesses it and in what degree are obscured by inflationary shifts of definition (as where power encompasses action as such, or right action, or co?operation). These misjudged moves are generally marked by the assumption that democracy displaces power. But if democracy ultimately persists as a voting procedure, its object is to create power?holders. Democracy may endorse three electoral (...)
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    Theory in History: Foundations of Resistance and Nonviolence in the American South.Preston King - 2004 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 7 (4):1-50.
    This essay supplies an historical review of black thought (from the Civil War forward) in the American South. Its emphasis is upon the biography of figures born in the region, whether resident or exile, concentrating on three foundational actors: Booker Washington, Frederick Douglass and Ida Wells. Significant strands of later thought are seen as largely derived from the latter two. The thematic anchor of this review is ?resistance and nonviolence?, involving (1) a primary focus on equal rights, (2) a derivative (...)
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    Professor Sir Bernard Crick (1929-2008): In Memoriam.Preston King - 2009 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 12 (2):329-330.
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    Preface.Preston King - 2001 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 4 (4):8-12.
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    Trusting in Reason.Preston King - 2001 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 4 (4):1-34.